plum duff



a duff containing raisins.

Origin of plum duff

First recorded in 1830–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for plum duff

Historical Examples of plum duff

  • So be lively now, and be off with your plum-duff head and your sausage legs.

    Cast Away in the Cold

    Isaac I. Hayes

  • So they whistled up the plum-duff side of the Puddin', and had supper.

    The Magic Pudding

    Norman Lindsay

  • I was allowed my full share of the “lob-scouse,” the “sea-pies,” and “plum-duff,” and was no longer hunted out of the forecastle.

    Ran Away to Sea

    Mayne Reid